Homestead Exemption Information 

Filing for Homestead Exemption

The Homestead Exemption is available to legal residents of Georgia for their primary homes. You are able to claim a partial exemption, which can amount to substantial property tax savings. Senior citizens may have additional exemptions available. Check with your county tax office. You are entitled to the Homestead Exemption if you owned and occupied your home by January 1. Homeowners are eligible to apply anytime during the year after receiving their warranty deed. However, the deadline to apply is March 1st for current year exemptions unless otherwise noted.

What You Need in Order to File: A copy of the recorded warranty deed, Social Security numbers of all persons on the deed, the mortgage holder, and the amount of the mortgage. Note: Some counties may require a copy of the closing statement & proof of age for senior citizens.

County Homestead Exemption Filing Information 

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